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Colloquia Michaelmas Term 2014

The Colloquium series is the main opportunity for members of the Faculty, researchers from other departments, and the general public to come together and hear papers on all aspects of music research, given by distinguished speakers from the UK and abroad. Colloquia in Michaelmas Term cover topics from the erotic dance songs of early modern Spain to the relationship between music and video art. Speakers confirmed for later in the year include Professors Salwa El-Shawan Castelo-Branco, Steven Connor, Mary Hunter, Robert Pascall, Susan Rankin, Reinhard Strohm, Richard Wistreich, Dr Björn Heile, and new Music Faculty Lecturer, Dr Kariann Goldschmitt.

Colloquia are held on Wednesday evenings in the Recital Room of the Faculty of Music, West Road. Admission is free and all are welcome. Please arrive at 4.50 pm for a 5pm start. Papers are followed by a discussion and a drinks reception with the speaker.

Wednesday, 15 October 2014
5.00pm, Recital Room at the Faculty of Music
Prof Michael F Robinson (Emeritus Professor, University of Cardiff)
‘The head v. the hands: the teaching of counterpoint and of thorough bass in early eighteenth-century Naples’

Wednesday, 22 October 2014
5.00pm, Recital Room at the Faculty of Music 
Dr Samuel Llano (University of Durham)
‘Sounding marginality and social disorder: the battle for Madrid’s soundscape, 1850-1930’

Wednesday, 29 October 2014
5.00pm, Recital Room at the Faculty of Music
Prof Raffaele Pozzi (Università degli Studi di Roma Tre
‘Intermediality and “synmediality” in video art: Robert Cahen and Pierre Boulez’

Thursday, 6 November 2014
5.30pm, West Road Concert Hall 
Orr Lecture: Prof Sir Harrison Birtwistle  

Wednesday, 12 November 2014
5.00pm, Recital Room at the Faculty of Music
Dr Golan Gur (University of Cambridge)
‘Beyond socialist realism: political aesthetics in the German Democratic Republic’

Wednesday, 19 November 2014
5.00pm, Recital Room at the Faculty of Music
Dr Ananay Aguilar (University of Cambridge)
'Navigating the music industry: explorations in creativity, technology and law’ 

Wednesday, 26 November 2014
5.00pm, Recital Room at the Faculty of Music
Prof Álvaro Torrente (Universidad Complutense de Madrid) 
‘”The demoniac tune of the zarabanda”: erotic dance-songs in early modern Spain’

 

 

 


 

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